In my dreams, the daggers for Malfi (and Faustus later on in the year) would look like this:
Unfortunately, money is limited and health and safety must always be respected, so what they actually looked like was this:
Not as impressive, as I'm sure you'll agree.
Note, however, the past tense two sentences up. Work is underway to convert the shiny plastic beasties into something a little closer to the top picture. Side bits have been lopped off and handles wrapped in fabric and painted. Cord wound around them. Handles now look much better. Attempts to de-glisten the blades have so far failed, but am about to apply sandpaper and hope.